August 2020

It may be a Bank Holiday in England but here in Scotland it’s business as usual. In the last few days it’s noticeably cooler, especially first thing in the morning and in the evening. The schools have returned and life is slowly getting back to normal following the lockdown. I’ve even ventured out to eat a couple of times this month but without a doubt … Continue reading August 2020

Blood and Silver by Vali Benson #BookReview #Tellwell #4.5*

What is a twelve year old girl to do when she finds herself in the silver boom town of Tombstone, Arizona, in 1880, and her only home is a brothel and her only parent is a drug-addicted mother? If she is Carissa Beaumont, she outsmarts the evil madam and figures a way out. After tricking the madam, Miss Lucille, into summoning a doctor for her … Continue reading Blood and Silver by Vali Benson #BookReview #Tellwell #4.5*

The Tech by Mark Ravine #BookReview # DebutNovel #Dawn Hill #3.5*

Special Agent Alexandra Cassidy has made a career of disobeying orders, challengingbigwigs, and asking uncomfortable questions. What offends her superiors most is that her intolerable antics have earned her one of the best track records in the FBI. It’s too bad, some cases are better left unsolved. When Cassidy is transferred to the backwaters of Arizona she finds herself leading a crewwith so many black … Continue reading The Tech by Mark Ravine #BookReview # DebutNovel #Dawn Hill #3.5*

Eudora Honeysett is Quite Well, Thank You by Annie Lyons #BookReview #OneMoreChapter #NetGalley #5*

Eudora Honeysett is done – with all of it. Having seen first-hand what a prolonged illness can create, the eighty-five-year-old has no intention of leaving things to chance. With one call to a clinic in Switzerland she takes her life into her own hands. But then ten-year-old Rose arrives in a riot of colour on her doorstep. Now, as precocious Rose takes Eudora on adventures … Continue reading Eudora Honeysett is Quite Well, Thank You by Annie Lyons #BookReview #OneMoreChapter #NetGalley #5*

Summer at My Sister’s by Emily Harvale #BookReview #BlogTour #SeasideHarbour1 #CrescentGate #RachelsRandomResources #5*

Twin sisters. One scorching summer. A bucketful of secrets. Diana’s life is perfect. Her twin sister, Josie’s – not so much. But when secrets are revealed this summer, everything will change. Diana has a rich and successful husband, two talented youngsters and an adorable dog. She always looks as if she’s stepped from the cover of a magazine. Her immaculate second home by the sea, … Continue reading Summer at My Sister’s by Emily Harvale #BookReview #BlogTour #SeasideHarbour1 #CrescentGate #RachelsRandomResources #5*

Our Story by Miranda Dickinson #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

Otty has just landed her dream job. She’s about to join the writing team of one of the most respected showrunners in TV. And then the night before her first day, she’s evicted from her flat. Joe has been working with Russell for years. He’s the best writer on his team, but lately something has been off. He’s trying to get his mojo back, but … Continue reading Our Story by Miranda Dickinson #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*